Senior Designer

Job title: Senior Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: San Diego
Remote: No
Reference: 410789
Contact name: Michelle Harris
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

As a Senior Designer at this creative agency, you are highly collaborative, passionate, quick, dynamic, versatile, and extremely creative. You work collaboratively with clients, project managers, developers, and strategists to create compelling design experiences with the power to enhance the business goals and objectives of our clients. You help oversee and mentor junior level designers to ensure all designs coming out of this agency are of the highest quality.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Be the design lead on an evolving roster of clients
Be able to communicate directly with clients throughout the project cycle
Lead design projects from conception to delivery and launch
Collaborate with the team to ensure we always delivers beautiful designs to clients
Create solid logos, visual identities, brand assets and guidelines
Gather and produce best-in-class files for archiving and output (for print, for clients, for digital devices, etc.)
Articulate the value of design through verbal and visual presentation
Be a team player and positive addition to our company culture
Collaborate with other designers and mentor entry-level designers and interns
Establish and maintain high visual design standards and proactively learn new techniques and trends in digital design
Be versatile to work on a wide range of digital, print, and brand development design projects
Solid experience in creating templates, storyboards, and presentations
Work with printers, contractors and outside vendors
Familiarity with Invision and Sketch (preferred)
Motion graphics experience (preferred)

Skills and Qualifications:
Excellent Design skills, with a strong balance of identity, typography, layout, and illustration skills
Education: 5+ years of visual design experience, preferably in an agency setting
Bachelor’s degree in visual design or related field—or equivalent experience
Think strategically as well as aesthetically
Work independently and in a team environment
Assume hands-on design function to help complete projects in a timely, aesthetically compelling manner
Display a positive, team-building work attitude under pressure
Mastery of Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, and other current design software in a Mac OS X environment
Take accountability and ownership of assigned projects while understanding timelines and budgets
Possess people skills to effectively, persuasively engage with internal senior-level management
Strong conceptual skills and a strategic mindset
Knowledgeable in print production, photography, and proofing
Knowledge of art materials, fabrication techniques, printing process, and press runs
Drive consensus between peers 

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